-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
John Mitchell

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Date of birth: 22nd March 1920
Place of birth: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Parents: John and Elizabeth Mitchell
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 22571
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

John was born on 22nd March 1920 to John and Elizabeth Mitchell, of Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss.

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Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
John's sister, Eliz Pattillo (photo, 2001)